Coordinates: 55°47′N 38°28′E / 55.783°N 38.467°E / 55.783; 38.467
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Intersection of Lenin Avenue, June 2014
Intersection of Lenin Avenue, June 2014
Flag of Elektrostal
Coat of arms of Elektrostal
Location of Elektrostal
Elektrostal is located in Russia
Location of Elektrostal
Elektrostal is located in Moscow Oblast
Elektrostal (Moscow Oblast)
Coordinates: 55°47′N 38°28′E / 55.783°N 38.467°E / 55.783; 38.467
Federal subjectMoscow Oblast[1]
Founded1916Edit this on Wikidata
City status since1938
 • HeadVladimir Pekarev
150 m (490 ft)
 • Total155,196
 • Estimate 
158,226 (+2%)
 • Rank114th in 2010
 • Subordinated toElektrostal City Under Oblast Jurisdiction[1]
 • Capital ofElektrostal City Under Oblast Jurisdiction[1]
 • Urban okrugElektrostal Urban Okrug[4]
 • Capital ofElektrostal Urban Okrug[4]
Time zoneUTC+3 (MSK Edit this on Wikidata[5])
Postal code(s)[6]
Dialing code(s)+7 49657
OKTMO ID46790000001

Elektrostal (Russian: Электросталь, pronounced [ɛˌlʲektrɐˈstalʲ]) is a city in Moscow Oblast, Russia, located 58 kilometers (36 mi) east of Moscow. Population: 155,196 (2010 Russian census);[2] 146,294 (2002 Census);[7] 152,463 (1989 Soviet census);[8] 135,000 (1977); 123,000 (1970); 97,000 (1959); 43,000 (1939). It was previously known as Zatishye (until 1928).


The name Elektrostal is originated from the Russian words of Электро (Elektro), lit.'Electric' and Сталь (Stal), lit.'Steel'.

It was known as Zatishye (Затишье) until 1928.[citation needed]


In 1938, it was granted town status.[citation needed]

Administrative and municipal status[edit]

Within the framework of administrative divisions, it is incorporated as Elektrostal City Under Oblast Jurisdiction—an administrative unit with the status equal to that of the districts.[1] As a municipal division, Elektrostal City Under Oblast Jurisdiction is incorporated as Elektrostal Urban Okrug.[4]


Elektrostal is a center of metallurgy and heavy machinery manufacturing. Major companies include:

  • Elektrostal metallurgical factory
  • Elektrostal chemical-mechanical factory
  • Elektrostal Heavy Engineering Works, JSC is a designer and manufacturer of equipment for producing seamless hot-rolled, cold-rolled and welded steel materials and metallurgical equipment.
  • MSZ, also known as Elemash, Russia's largest producer of fuel rod assemblies for nuclear power plants, which are exported to many countries in Europe.

The 9th radio center in Elektrostal is home to a high power medium wave transmitter.

The first S-400 Triumf missile defense system was deployed at Elektrostal, becoming fully operational on July 1, 2007.[9]


LiAZ-5256 bus

Elektrostal is linked by Elektrichka suburban electric trains to Moscow's Kursky Rail Terminal with a travel time of 1 hour and 20 minutes. Long distance buses link Elektrostal to Noginsk, Moscow and other nearby towns. Local public transport includes buses.


Indoor practice ice rink named after A. Ionov.
Pool «Kristall» - school of the Olympic reserve: diving, synchronized swimming, swimming.
Home arena hockey team Kristall Elektrostal - Ledovyi Dvorets Sporta «Kristall» in 1995 year.

The city ice hockey team Kristall Elektrostal was established in 1949 and plays in the Junior Hockey League Division B.[10]

Notable people[edit]

Nikolay Vtorov Street

International relations[edit]

Twin towns and sister cities[edit]

Elektrostal is twinned with:



  1. ^ a b c d e Law #11/2013-OZ
  2. ^ a b Russian Federal State Statistics Service (2011). Всероссийская перепись населения 2010 года. Том 1 [2010 All-Russian Population Census, vol. 1]. Всероссийская перепись населения 2010 года [2010 All-Russia Population Census] (in Russian). Federal State Statistics Service.
  3. ^ "26. Численность постоянного населения Российской Федерации по муниципальным образованиям на 1 января 2018 года". Federal State Statistics Service. Retrieved January 23, 2019.
  4. ^ a b c Law #130/2004-OZ
  5. ^ "Об исчислении времени". Официальный интернет-портал правовой информации (in Russian). June 3, 2011. Retrieved January 19, 2019.
  6. ^ Почта России. Информационно-вычислительный центр ОАСУ РПО. (Russian Post). Поиск объектов почтовой связи (Postal Objects Search) (in Russian)
  7. ^ Federal State Statistics Service (May 21, 2004). Численность населения России, субъектов Российской Федерации в составе федеральных округов, районов, городских поселений, сельских населённых пунктов – районных центров и сельских населённых пунктов с населением 3 тысячи и более человек [Population of Russia, Its Federal Districts, Federal Subjects, Districts, Urban Localities, Rural Localities—Administrative Centers, and Rural Localities with Population of Over 3,000] (XLS). Всероссийская перепись населения 2002 года [All-Russia Population Census of 2002] (in Russian).
  8. ^ Всесоюзная перепись населения 1989 г. Численность наличного населения союзных и автономных республик, автономных областей и округов, краёв, областей, районов, городских поселений и сёл-райцентров [All Union Population Census of 1989: Present Population of Union and Autonomous Republics, Autonomous Oblasts and Okrugs, Krais, Oblasts, Districts, Urban Settlements, and Villages Serving as District Administrative Centers]. Всесоюзная перепись населения 1989 года [All-Union Population Census of 1989] (in Russian). Институт демографии Национального исследовательского университета: Высшая школа экономики [Institute of Demography at the National Research University: Higher School of Economics]. 1989 – via Demoscope Weekly.
  9. ^ "- "operational start"". Archived from the original on July 3, 2007. Retrieved June 1, 2007.
  10. ^ official site Archived June 25, 2009, at the Wayback Machine
  11. ^ "Vladimir Zharkov Stats and News".


  • Московская областная Дума. Закон №11/2013-ОЗ от 31 января 2013 г. «Об административно-территориальном устройстве Московской области», в ред. Закона №249/2019-ОЗ от 29 ноября 2019 г. «О внесении изменений в Закон Московской области "Об административно-территориальном устройстве Московской области"». Вступил в силу на следующий день после официального опубликования (13 января 2013 г.). Опубликован: "Ежедневные Новости. Подмосковье", №24, 12 февраля 2013 г. (Moscow Oblast Duma. Law #11/2013-OZ of January 31, 2013 On the Administrative-Territorial Structure of Moscow Oblast, as amended by the Law #249/2019-OZ of November 29, 2019 On amending the Law of Moscow Oblast "On the Administrative-Territorial Structure of Moscow Oblast". Effective as of the day following the day of the official publication (January 13, 2013).).
  • Московская областная Дума. Закон №130/2004-ОЗ от 25 октября 2004 г. «О статусе и границе городского округа Электросталь», в ред. Закона №82/2010-ОЗ от 1 июля 2010 г «О внесении изменений в Закон Московской области "О статусе и границе городского округа Электросталь" и Закон Московской области "О статусе и границах Ногинского муниципального района и вновь образованных в его составе муниципальных образований"». Вступил в силу со дня официального опубликования. Опубликован: "Ежедневные Новости. Подмосковье", №216, 13 ноября 2004 г. (Moscow Oblast Duma. Law #130/2004-OZ of October 25, 2004 On the Status and the Border of Elektrostal Urban Okrug, as amended by the Law #82/2010-OZ of July 1, 2010 On Amending the Law of Moscow Oblast "On the Status and the Border of Elektrostal Urban Okrug" and the Law of Moscow Oblast "On the Status and Borders of Noginsky Municipal District and the Newly Established Municipal Formations It Comprises". Effective as of the day of the official publication.).

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